Higher Degree Research in School of Psychology

UNE Psychology has a strong research culture and history of supervising and supporting Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students. The school offers HDR degrees at both the Masters and PhD level, including a Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology).

Why choose UNE Psychology for your HDR?

UNE Psychology received a ranking of 5 (well above world standard) in the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia, Australia’s national research evaluation framework .

The School has a strong international reputation for its research in a broad range of areas, including cognitive neuroscience, behaviour genetics, animal learning, health psychology, social psychology, environmental psychology, health psychology, organisational psychology, human sexuality, and clinical psychology.

The School also has a psychology clinic that provides advanced training in practice and research in psychology, with a focus on providing support to rural and regional communities.

PhD or Masters students in the School of Psychology join a community of over 90 HDR  students conducting a broad range of projects across the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

As an HDR student you will play a central role in enhancing UNE’s reputation for research excellence.   The School has a strong culture of engagement, in which HDR students regularly co-author papers and explore external funding opportunities with their supervisors.

Internal funding is provided to support research projects, and also conference travel.  Opportunities for supplementary funding through teaching and research assistantships are also available.

For more information about Higher Degree Research at UNE

For more information about Higher Degree Research in the School of Psychology, please contact:

Associate Professor Nicola Schutte
Phone: +61 2 6773 3779
Email: nschutte@une.edu.au

How do I enrol?

Potential HDR students looking to study at UNE in the Faculty of Medicine and Health should email their initial request to the Faculty Research Office:  hdr-mh@une.edu.au

Available Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs in Psychology: